Category Archives: Conservation

So what do Barbudan children do for the summer? They go to camp! Similar to the U.S., Barbuda offers a month long summer camp program to children from ages 4-17. The camp provides several day trips for the children which … Continue reading

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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Today, meet aquarist Maxine Montello! What are 3 of your normal daily tasks? Every morning I start the day off by … Continue reading

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Wow, what a week! The first week of the trip has come to an end, but we are definitely not slowing down. Over the last week we have surveyed several of the reefs, collected water quality from the lagoon, and … Continue reading

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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Today, meet aquarist and seal trainer and Sarah Penfold! What are three of your normal daily tasks?  On a daily basis … Continue reading

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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Today, meet seal trainer Azzara Oston! What are three of your normal daily tasks?  Three things I do every day are … Continue reading

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We have arrived safe and sound to Barbuda! The 20-minute flight from Antigua was a breeze, unless you are not a fan of small planes. The plane only sits about eight people, including the pilot! Word traveled quickly that we … Continue reading

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Let the countdown begin! In less than a week, I’ll be traveling down with my research team to the island of Barbuda to continue our study of sea turtle nesting behavior. Some of you may think, “Is she spelling that … Continue reading

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What better time than World Oceans Day to receive an assessment of how Long Island Sound – and Norwalk Harbor – are doing, health-wise? Results of the first-ever ecosystem-health “report cards” were released today in a special presentation by the … Continue reading

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We were pleased to honor and celebrate some of our biggest and best supporters on April 23 during our awesome annual Cirque de la Mer fund-raiser. For their commitment to environmental education, the families of Rob and Katharine “Kit” Rohn … Continue reading

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In collaboration with Bank of America, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation is planning a special day to generate support for The Maritime Aquarium and many other important non-profit organizations throughout the region. It’s called Fairfield County’s Giving Day, an online, 24-hour … Continue reading

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